The Master of Arts (MA) in Sport-Exercise Psychology program is designed to educate and train students to function as capable and ethical performance enhancement specialists. This degree program is intended to meet the needs of students seeking employment in a variety of settings, including private practice, athletic departments, coaching, exercise/health, and education, as well as those who will ultimately pursue a doctorate degree. The goals of the program include developing student competencies in the following areas: theoretical foundations, helping relationships, individual and group skills, normal and abnormal behavior, sport sciences, research and evaluation, diversity, and professional identity.
Students who also wish to pursue a master's degree in mental health counseling may follow a curriculum plan that allows them to fulfill the requirements for the MA in Sport-Exercise Psychology program in two years and the MA in Mental Health Counseling program with one additional year of study. Application to the MA in Mental Health Counseling program is made in the second year of enrollment in the MA in Sport-Exercise Psychology program.
Tuition & Financial Aid
Financial Aid Offered: No